Olympic Hills Family Newsletter


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Dear Olympic Hills families,

Next week, we celebrate Black Lives Matter in Schools Week. At Olympic Hills, we stand by our Black students, families, and staff to promote racial justice and equity. Our teachers will lead classroom conversations with students about identity, race, racism, gender, transgender rights, and racial justice throughout the week. We will do many of the same lessons as previous years, but this year families will be able to participate if you are interested. I am proud these conversations will not end at the close of the week, but rather continue and grow deeper with our Social Justice Curriculum. As always, please reach out to me with any questions or ideas, and thank you all for your partnership.

In-person learning updates

In partnership,

Libby DeBell

Assembly Video

Reading Shark

Upcoming Dates

2/1-2/5 Black Lives Matter in Schools Week

2/4 Family Online Tours for Incoming Students 10:00am and 5:30pm

2/5 All School Asynchronous Day for teachers to do 1:1 assessments with students

2/12 100th Day of School

2/15-2/19 Mid-Winter Break

Family Online Tours for Incoming Students

Families of incoming preschool, kindergarten, or new students - Please join us on February 4th for our online family tours at 10:00am or 5:30pm.

If you are unable to make it, please watch the Olympic Hills tour video here.

Olympic Hills School Tour

Family School Tour

Kindergarten and New Student Enrollment

For families with incoming kindergarten students or students new to Seattle, registration is now open. Please help spread the word and encourage friends and neighbors to register their children for school. All new student registration, including kindergarten, is completed online at Enroll My Student webpage.

Information and Resources

Technology Resource Center at Nathan Hale: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00am to 6:00pm, lunch from 1:30 to 2:30pm. Still first come, first served. No appointments can be made.

Family Works at Nathan Hale: Wednesdays 12:45pm-3:00pm. An organization called FamilyWorks is providing Family Support Services to help families navigate various services and resources. They will be staffed with individuals who speak Somali, Spanish and English.

Virtual Volunteering: Are you interested in becoming a virtual volunteer to help support in breakout sessions or tutor students? Please reach out to Danielle Vaillancourt at olympichills.volunteer@seattleschools.org or call (425) 616-2516.

Olympic Hills Elementary School

Where kids and teachers love to learn and grow

School Office Hours and Contact Information:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:00pm